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of workers here in oakland but also in san leandro and hayward and livermore, formed picket lines. the strike ended at 8:00 a.m. but the effects could be felt all day. >> most people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on their vests and refused to go to work. >> it sent a strong message that this company is not going to be above the law and people will call when there is this kind of problem. >> for example, the international long shoremen union spokesman says that waste management is using e verify illegally and picking on immigrant workers. the company says the claim is unfounded. >> the company wasn't supposed to use it without consulting with workers. they violated that rule. they also used it improperly. that resulted in workers losing their jobs. it is also being used by the company to try and threaten and intimidate workers when we instituteed e verify and identified some employees who did not have the proper requirements to be employed, they were given time to go and correct it, and provide documentation. they had six to eight months to do that. they
happened this morning. it was at 3:00 a.m. hundreds of workers here in oakland but also in san leandro and hayward and livermore, formed picket lines. the strike ended at 8:00 a.m. but the effects could be felt all day. >> most people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on their vests and refused to go to work. >> it sent a strong message that this company is not going to be above the law and people will call when there is this kind of problem. >> for example, the international long shoremen union spokesman says that waste management is using e verify illegally and picking on immigrant workers. the company says the claim is unfounded. >> the company wasn't supposed to use it without consulting with workers. they violated that rule. they also used it improperly. that resulted in workers losing their jobs. it is also being used by the company to try and threaten and intimidate workers when we instituteed e verify and identified some employees who did not have the proper requirements to be employed, they were given time to go and correct it, and provide do
accused of killing two police officers. >>> we're live in oakland where hundreds of waste management employees have walked off the job. we'll tell you what is going on here and how it may effect your garbage and recycling services. when morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's friday, march 15th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. rosemary orozco is in for steve today with the weather. how does it look? >> we are looking pretty nice. our unseasonably warm, warm weather will take a hit. but we will be above average by the time we slide into your weekend. we are waking up with patchy fog. low and high clouds. patchy fog low but not thick. into the afternoon i do see a minor temperature drop and a cooling trend for your weekend. farther out i see rain. good morning, sal. >>> we are looking at highway 24. it looks pretty good there. between walnut creek and oakland it should be a decent drive. also the morning commute it looks pretty good if you are driving on 580 now. this is a big rig that caught fire earlier
punishment. >> fellow human beings. >> reporter: today they rallied in oakland. >> it is torture. >> reporter: on their minds prisoners locked up. >> not like they are prisoners of war. they are in prison here. >> they are human beings. >> reporter: there are 10 convicted criminals associated with rival games. >> they are hopeful because of the lawsuit. >> reporter: she is one of the attorneys representing the prisoners. >> we are seeking a court ruling that anything above 10 years in solitary confinement is unconstitutional. >> reporter: they spend 22 half hours a day deprived of human contact. >> lot of them sleep at cold because it is cold. they don't have access to the outside. >> spokeswoman said it is essentially from allowing them organizing gang aacts -- ang acts. -- gang acts. >> with that out of the way and the other comments she made, we feel like we will be able to make progress more rapidly in the next period. >> reporter: prisoners went on a hunger strike calling attention to the treatment of those and another one could happen
show most of us cooler than yesterday other than san francisco and oakland and the airport is one degree warmer and half moon bay is two degrees warmer. the lack of clouds means the temperatures are going to run cooler but they are not that bad. the cool spot is napa at 4. novato and santa rosa at 41. legates at 44 and fremont is at 43 right now. concord is 49 and hayward is 47. 56 in antioch and mountain view at 50 and oakland at 53. throughout the day, we will see thinner clouds. we will see more sunshine. temperatures will be like yesterday. through the holiday weekend, we will have high clouds and sunshine tomorrow. we will have breezes on saturday and sunday with the temperatures tapering headed into monday. >> good morning, everyone, happy friday. the situation in livermore is improving at the big-rig fire but is in the reverse commute direction eastbound 580 at airway saying only one lane is blocked. that is an improvement. it was blocking three right lanes. they still issuing a sig-alert and westbound is not bad at this hour. we have a car in a ditch in san leandro area, n
and we are pushing five inches and the deficit in san francisco, oakland and santa rosa and san brew flow and 3" to 4 itch -- 4 itch at livermore. mid-60's and around 70 if the bay and partly sunny at the coast and upper 50's. it will be cooler county but, city, warmer-than-average through the next three days but the coast will be in the 50's. i will have the rain in the seven-day outlook. sue? >> updates, livermore, big rig, sig-alert. it is finally cleared. that is good news. it was in the reverse commute direction, that is good news but now it is clear and you can see from the sensors the traffic is slow over the altamont pass to livermore, you are looking at 26 or 27 minutes from tracy to dublin/pleasanton area. northbound 880, the entire freeway will the shutdown for new bart tracks with the detour in place on sunday morning. >> in tech news, cupertino's apple has new competition in the hot spat moan -- hot smartphone market. the new galaxy is lighter and slimmer than previous ones with that is called a cutting edge camera. it makes apple's inphone look like yesterday's hot smartphon
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in oakland, san leandro, hayward and livermore have decided to strike this morning. kron4 is reporter jackie sissel joins us live from san leandro with more. >> i am at the san leandro recycling center and you can see dozens of workers and international dockworkers and warehouse workers union are out on strike. there are about 150 workers at this location but there are three locations and all. they're all being protested it in ways that is it for various reasons. they said there is a federal law that is then broken, not riding in and tethreatening and interrogating employees. this is a big powerful garbage company and has to start following the law. >> they have been abusing and threatening and intimidating people and it has to stop. many of these people are an aggressive they think they can be pushed around. we're making a point, everyone has to follow lot including big corporations to think they're above the law. >> there are about a hundred and 50 workers at this location and about 250 in all at three locations. they are striking here today in san leandro and the headquarters over in oakl
in oakland and i understand hundreds of workers are walking the picket line. >> reporter: the protestors have been out here since 3:00 a.m. this morning. you can see they have quite a turnout here at the 98th avenue location in oakland. hundreds of union workers from the international long shore and warehouse union. they want better wages and safer work conditions. we just talked with one man who worked for waste management for 23 years. he tells us it's not easy to give up a whole days wages but he says this is an important fight. >> it's a struggle for them. this job is dangerous. you have to be very careful not to get hurt. it's a struggle but they are fed up. we're just fed up and we're going to continue to do this until they finally respect us. >> reporter: waste management employees are protesting at three locations today. this is a look at the san leandro facility on davis street. union workers are also protesting at the altamont landfill east of livermore. we just talked with a spokesperson from waste management he told us he was very surpr
is $8 an hour and $10 an hour in san jose. the living wage with oakland is $10.50. >>> poll on women show a spike in the number of working mothers who said they prefer to work full time. 37% want full time work, up from 21%. half of working mothers rather be home with their children but work because they need the income. >>> boy is alive after falling from the window of an 8 story apartment complex in new york. witnesses say the baby landed on his mother before landing on the sidewalk. his mother died on impact. neighbors heard the woman arguing with her husband and they have found a suicide note and the woman may have been suffering from postpartum depression. neighbors say yesterday's scene will forever be seared in their memory. >> yeah. i wish i never witnessed that. nobody should have to witness that. it is kisturbing. -- disturbing. >> the baby is in stable condition that hospital. woman lived with her husband. >>> the students at san francisco city college say the cuts to keep the school's accreditation turned san francisco city college i
, the temperatures are at 49 in san francisco, and oakland and san jose and walnut creek all at 48 and palo alto is 43 and mill valley is 42. the san mateo bridge is foggy yesterday and now it just looks hazy, the temperature running in santa rosa and napa at 43 and fairfield at 49 and hayward at 48 and dress for 44 degrees in los gatos right now. as we head into the afternoon hours we will still have the high clouds and sunshine but it will be thinner than yesterday and our highs are above average today. be partly cloudy tonight with limited fog likely and the wet mid-week weather is still in the forecast. here is down in san jose, right near h.p. pavilion, three degrees warmer in redwood city and san jose. 68 and 70. it will be 66 today in san francisco and four degrees warmer-than-average. it will be extend in oakland. livermore will be 74. the sun will set at about 7:17. we have low-to-mid 70's for most of the valley, and sunnyvale and cupertino are at 69 and santa cruz is at 72 degrees. mid-to-upper 60's if most of the peninsula and the exception is men low pack at 71. clouds are more stubb
't that a beautiful shot looking over the oakland estuary? high clouds drifting over and make for a beautiful sunrise. we're waking up with a little bit of patchy fog as well and low clouds hugging the coastline, just inside the bay. these are high clouds spread over santa rosa as well as napa. we did clear out pretty good in the overnight hours. we can pretty good slowing. but these clouds over the north bay helping to offset your cooling. employee early on, about -- napa, early on, at 4:30 sank down to 40. and now we're up to 45. those you clouds helping out a little bit. 8:00, still inside the bay. high clouds in the forecast later today. afternoon highs slightly cooler today. right knew, our temperatures -- right now, our temperatures are slightly cooler. 47 in concord, 45 in napa. 43 in santa rosa. widespread 40s around the bay. oakland also waking up right around 47, 48. as you get outdoors, the fog is not widespread. that's great news as you get on the morning drive. afternoon highs for today although we'll see a cooling trend, still above average. low 70s, berkeley, oakland, 67 for san franci
looking over the oakland estuary? high clouds drifting over and make for a beautiful sunrise. we're waking up with a little bit of patchy fog as well and low clouds hugging the coastline, just inside the bay. these are high clouds spread over santa rosa as well as napa. we did clear out pretty good in the overnight hours. we can pretty good slowing. but these clouds over the north bay helping to offset your cooling. employee early on, about -- napa, early on, at 4:30 sank down to 40. and now we're up to 45. those you clouds helping out a little bit. 8:00, still inside the bay. high clouds in the forecast later today. afternoon highs slightly cooler today. right knew, our temperatures -- right now, our temperatures are slightly cooler. 47 in concord, 45 in napa. 43 in santa rosa. widespread 40s around the bay. oakland also waking up right around 47, 48. as you get outdoors, the fog is not widespread. that's great news as you get on the morning drive. afternoon highs for today although we'll see a cooling trend, still above average. low 70s, b
in oakland. cool in half moon bay. the view from san jose, clouds passing through no. big deal. harmless. los gatos, 68 degrees. mostly cloudy skies overnight, cool to mild for friday afternoon. and it's a dry weekend with rain arriving next week. so right now, we do have cloud cover just spilling over the top of the area of high pressure. and you'll hear computer animation at 7:00 p.m. just clouds passing through then we'll see a blilt of fog returning near the coastline by morning. high clouds with very little change in temperatures. coastal areas may come up a couple degrees we're not expecting quite as much fog by morning and we're not expecting it to be as dense. so morning lows, low 40s low 50s by afternoon here is where it's going to end up. mild, san jose, 74 degrees in the south bay. 72 santa cruz. milpitas, 71 degrees occasional high clouds and sunshine on the peninsula. low clouds around the coast so into afternoon with upper 50s pacifica and half moon bay. and mild readings in the north bay. east bay, 69 in berkeley and hayward. 71 oakland, inland areas running above average at th
expected for oakland. mid to upper 60s in san francisco. 71 for mountain view. 71 san jose. your extended forecast patchy fog this morning. not as bad as yesterday morning. fair skies relatively mild weather in the forecast for your weekend. stay a slight cooling trend for saturday as well as sunday. monday into tuesday increasing clouds and i think we may actually get some rain tuesday night into wednesday. i'm going to show you that long range model coming up. >> thank you rosemary. >>> 4:38 is the time right now. something no one saw coming. the close call for a bible study group at a marin county church. >> a social media rivalry heats up. the well known feature on twitter that facebook is considering. >>> we have a problem in livermore valley. we'll tell you about that straight ahead. [ female announcer ] the one for all. mcdonald's dollar menu, home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love... ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, and the new grilled onion cheddar burger topped with caramelized onions and melted white cheddar.
in oakland. 43 in napa. most of us off to a cooler start. afternoon highs 70 in oakland. 66 san francisco. low 70s in san jose. if you do get better -- maybe even a tad warmer with the sunshine. there is the weekend in view. low 70s in the forecast. we're dry monday and tuesday but rain is on the way. i'm going to show you that forecast model coming up. >>> keep seals safe. baby seals will born at bay area beaches now through june. and marine biologists are reminding them to call the marine mammal center. people in pets reporting to stay at least 50 feet away from seals. >>> new details of the death of a san jose biker. why police are searching for clues and why they want your help. >>> new development in the benghazi terror attack. >>> good morning. westbound 24 as you drive up to the tunnel between walnut creek and oakland we have good looking traffic. but we have new traffic troubles around the bay. >>> time now 5:13. new developments in last september's terror attack in benghazi libya. they stormed the american consulate there. killing four americans. now there are reports that a susp
stoppage. >> people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on vests and refused to go to work. >> this message is that people are going to call them when there is this kind of problem going on. >> the long shore and warehouse union spokesman says waste management is using e-verify illegally and picking on immigrant workers. >> the company wasn't supposed to use witness out consulting with workers. they've violate that had rule and used it improperly resulting in workers losing jobs and it's also been used as a tactic to try to threaten. >> when instituting e verify and identified employees that did not have proper requirements to be employed they were given time to correct it. and they had segt to eight months to do that. >> three employees were fired. the drivers were not on strike. customers will feel the impact as the truck rolled out hours late. >> the drivers will hit the streets around 6:00. we're delayed by a couple hours but will be on the road until about 6:00 tonight. >> if you flif alameda county, waste management says leave the can and it
. it will be a beautiful day. current conditions 41 in santa rosa navato. it '40's for daily city. in the '50s and oakland. it '40's and livermore. by noon time livermore will see seventies. that is indicated by the yellow on your screen. mainly 60s by the lunch hour. afternoon highs bring us plenty of 70 spirit for those of you had this evening mainly '60s leftover portions of the north bay. >> afternoon highs in the seventies for mountain view sun belt that the three. >> mid-70s expected for the almaden valley. >> the east bay interior valleys mid-70s for concord, pittsburgh, danville. 70 in castro valley. 70 expected for hayward. downtown san francisco at 69. lows '60s for the coastal areas. mid- 70s expected for santa rosa. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast showing of we will continue to fill the gradual cooling to route the weekend. just ahead of some rain pushing it to our area by mid week. james. >> thank you janue . >> a sig alert has been issued for interstate 580 for a big rig on fire. the right lane of east bound 580 is closed west of their way boulevard. the three lanes have been sh
---en otro orden de ideas... ---la policia de oakland ha suspendido la busqueda de "erica maskaleris", take vo ---quien el pasado jueves desaparecio mientras se ejercitaba al norte de la ciudad... ---de acuerdo a la entidad, se teme que la mujer se haya suicidado saltando desde el puente golden gate ya que alli se detecto la seÑal de su telefono por ultima vez... blanca ---en san jose, un maestro fue detenido bajo cargos de poseer pornografia infantil. take vo ---nathan forsteel, de 44 aÑos, fue detenido ayer en el ste de la ciudad, luego de que un grupo de agentes realizara un cateo a una vivienda ubicada sobre la calle "la pala drive" y encontraran material pornografico infantil. ---el sospechoso daba clases en una primaria de "seaside", en el condado de monterey. topvo cesar ---siempre en san jose, la policia investiga porque un delincuente sexual pudo viajar con un grupo de estudiantes en un autobus escolar mientras los alumnos regresaban de una excursion... ---el incidente ocurrio el pasado 14 de febrero cuando la madre de un estudiante, solicito que su amigo viajara con ellos
networking destination. >> new at 11:00. salute to hometown hero in oakland tonight. education reporter lee ann was there at the plaza. this was the fifth annual hometown hero ceremony honoring 28 bay area residents for making their community a better flies work, live and play. event is a partnership between comcast and bay area news greingt. >> what a nice event. >> weather forecast close to the weekend. >> yes sandhya is here now. >> and we are getting closer to bringing on the rain. all right. but the weekend is just fine. you look at live doppler 7 hd. cloud moved out of the north bay. we have a few clouds still across the peninsula. east bay. we look from the high definition camera shaking a bit. wednesday a little bit on the gusty side over the higher terrain. clearly see back towards san francisco, though. temperatures right now in the 50's. 52 in san francisco. 55 in oakland. right now san jose reporting a number of 53 degrees. here's what is coming. partly cloudy overnight. cool mild for your friday afternoon depending on where you are. and it's a dry weekend but rai
berkeley to the low 70's oakland. newark and inland community still pleasant. almost spring like here. sfooin 75 in concord. 77 degrees antioch. here's lack at my accu-weather 7 day forecast and the temperatures remain about the same on saturday. although it gets breezy this weekend cooler on sunday. st. patrick's day. remaining dry on monday but you will notice the much cooler weather tuesday wednesday with low to mid 50's coast side low to mid 60's inland. and the rain will be coming back in time for spring's arrival wednesday at 4:02. >> wednesday spring is here. >> yes. >> thanks very much. >> still to come on 7 news at 9:00. being biden. vice president gets his own show. >> also. water log 2 string unplayable violin up for sale. why it could be worth more than half million dollars. >> and 2 wing or 4? >> an[ man ] i got this citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. we'll leave that there. you got a weather balloon, with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. go. ♪ keep on going in this direction. take this bridge over here.
: today they rallied in oakland. >> it is torture. >> reporter: on their minds prisoners locked up. >> not like they are prisoners of war. they are in prison here. >> they are human beings. >> reporter: there are 10 convicted criminals associated with rival games. >> they are hopeful because of the lawsuit. >> reporter: she is one of the attorneys representing the prisoners. >> we are seeking a court ruling that anything above 10 years in solitary confinement is unconstitutional. >> reporter: they spend 22 half hours a day deprived of human contact. >> lot of them sleep at cold because it is cold. they don't have access to the outside. >> spokeswoman said it is essentially from allowing them organizing gang aacts -- ang acts. -- gang acts. >> with that out of the way and the other comments she made, we feel like we will be able to make progress more rapidly in the next period. >> reporter: prisoners went on a hunger strike calling attention to the treatment of those and another one could happen this summer. they launched a program in the fall with the goal of reducing the 3,000 inm
: here is oakland's creative growth, a nonprofit art center for the disabled -- a free program for people with all levels of talent given a chance to express themselves in a world where that isn't always easy. >> they have been seen as being outside of society. so if you bring them into a context and say, tell me your life, tell me your story and they do it through art it's amazing what opens up. >> these are my paintings. >> reporter: william scott's work is also in the collections of top museums. >> i taught myself how to paint. i taught myself. >> he has a beautiful soul. he wants to change the world. >> reporter: in many ways his art has changed his reality. a man with autism who, doctors said, had little chance to ever make a living. how much would this sell for? >> this would be probably a $4,000 painting. >> reporter: artists here are offered half the sale price. the rest goes back into the brushes, fabric and paint they use. but many like dan and kara miller choose to have all proceeds go to creative growth. >> this is a godsend. this place is, i think, very important to him and h
published and hand bound artist books and is a photographer and print maker. lives and creates in oakland. i would like to introduce ahmwa. [applause] flesh of my flesh. the woman who invented clothes was a woman. she knew the power of a well placed leash. knew there was no looking back. once man laid himself upon her he was cleave into her. need the clay of her. she knew then shield always need a sheath. a shield from shame. the early pain of having been divided. >> first sin. forgive me for coveting my mother's breast until it bled iodine to deceive me. 165. you cried when i left for california. you and bastand figure the driveway. i didn't expect that from you. wasn't prepare for the weeping that would last until i cross the the state border. when i got to oakland my emotions leaked like a wildfire. they are the kind that destroy you, your security your shell. it almost killed me the home sickness the longing and anger that flawed itself into a stone in my throat. 165 days until i see you again. how many days in a semester. how long before i can go home? sometimes you need to burn everyt
. they look for a man thought to be missing. >>> changes for oakland police. it is a whole new approach to fighting crime. >>> chaos on the san francisco streets today. update at noon. . >>> vandal im, carjackings, shots fired, it all started when a cab driver picked up a certain customer. now, it is the top story. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. this is a strange chain of events. it started with a vandalized taxicab and a shooting. brian flores joins us and explains how the suspect was found quickly. >> reporter: well the driver, suspect, officer, all of those people were not injured. if it wasn't for the cab's company investment in gps tracking, they may not have found the suspect so quickly. >> pacific heights is a quiet neighborhood. at 3:30 this morning, they flagged down a cab. the cab driver pulled over thinking it was a fare and as he did, it got loud. >> the suspects began jumping up and down. and they shattered the windshield of the taxicab. >> he took advice and locked all the doors. few minutes later. he opened the door and left the cab with the keys in the ignition. the
a major social networking destination. >> new at 11:00. salute to hometown hero in oakland tonight. education reporter lee ann was there at the plaza. this was the fifth annual hometown hero cay area res 28 bay area residents for making their community a better flies work, live and play. event is a partnership between comcast and bay area news greingt. >> what a nice event. >> weather forecast close to the weekend. >> yes sandhya is here now. >> and we are getting closer to bringing on the rain. all right. but the weekend is just fine. you look at live doppler 7 hd. cloud moved out of the north bay. we have a few clouds still across the peninsula. east bay. we look from the high definition camera shaking a bit. wednesday a little bit on the gusty side over the higher terrain. clearly see back towards san francisco, though. temperatures right now in the 50's. 52 in san francisco. 55 in oakland. right now san jose reporting a number of 53 degrees. here's what is coming. partly cloudy overnight. cool mild for your friday afternoon depending on where you are. and it's a
:00. salute to hometown hero in oakland tonight. education reporter lee ann was there at the plaza. this was the fifth annual hometown hero ceremony honoring 28 bay area residents for making their community a better flies work, live and play. event is a partnership between comcast and bay area news greingt. >> what a nice event. >> weather forecast close to the weekend. >> yes sandhya is here now. >> and we are getting closer to bringing on the rain. all right. but the weekend is just fine. you look at live doppler 7 hd. cloud moved out of the north bay. we have a few clouds still across the peninsula. east bay. we look from the high definition camera shaking a bit. wednesday a little bit on the gusty side over the higher terrain. clearly see back towards san francisco, though. temperatures right now in the 50's. 52 in san francisco. 55 in oakland. right now san jose reporting a number of 53 degrees. here's what is coming. partly cloudy overnight. cool mild for your friday afternoon depending on where you are. and it's a dry weekend but rain will be back in the forec
where hundreds of waste management workers at facilities in oakland, san leandro, hayward and livermore have decided to strike this morning. kron4 jackies sissel joins us live from san leandro more. >> the warehouse workers union is out there and about 150 people worked at this site. they are protesting at three different sites. this is a sight in oakland and this is from abc 7. more workers are at this second aside and they are protesting the the union. they stated that they have an unfair labor practices. they stated that they are threatening their employees and they are not able to use union bargaining perry e. they stated they will e on strike until their demands are met. >> if today is your trash a day and waste management here is your company then you may have a delay. the workers are concerned about the company breaking the law. they want to get the services back to normal as soon as possible. >> let me be clear that these are not the drivers of the garbage trucks. these are the people that work in the land fills every psycho the trash. because their union members the future of t
the level he has, that's not an option for him. and here he can do that. >> reporter: here is oakland's creative growth. a nonprofit art center for the disabled. a free program for people with all levels of talent. given a chance to express themselves in a world where that isn't always easy. >> they've been seen as being outsiders of society. if you bring somebody no a context and say really tell me about your life, your story and they do it through art, it's amazing what opens up. >> this is my paintings. >> okay. >> reporter: william scott's work is also in the collections of top museums. >> i taught myself how to paint. >> reporter: yeah. >> i taught myself. >> he has a really beautiful soul and wants to change the world. >> reporter: in many ways, his art has changed his reality. a man with autism who doctors said had little chance to ever make a living. >> how much would this sell for? >> this would probably be about a $4,000 painting. >> reporter: wow. artists here are offered half the sale price. the rest go back to the brushes, fabric and paint they use. but many like dan and
that much but i think that we could see more fog for a san francisco, oakland richmond and the bayshore. the reason why the computer model is showing this limited fog is the wind from the north is expected to be strong. the sea breezes are strong. i think that we could see clearing by 11:00 a.m. but still some high clouds to deal with. slightly cooler conditions. temperatures in the '70s. '70s in san jose and for the inland valleys. cooler for the east bayshore. that marine influence. 60s for the coast. temperatures in the 50s. 54 degrees in daly city and a mixture of '60s and '70s for the north bay. waking up to some fog the same on a saturday. and as we go for next week we will see changes on tuesday and wednesday. there rainfall could return wednesday morning. the chance of lingering showers on thursday. another cruise vacation gone wrong. carnival is scrambling to charter flights for thousands of passengers after their ship became inoperable at a caribbean port. karin caifa reports. >> reporter: it's been just a month since a fire aboard the cruise ship "triumph" stranded passengers
are doing this. lausd is doing this, oakland unified is doing this. so there's a lot of models we can look to, but we need to make sure that we model ours on theirs because you don't wanna have two very large, but completely unaligned local hire programs. so i'm glad we put that amendment in there, but again, we're looking at this very closely in terms of not just whether it's legal, which obviously it's a starting point, but anything that needs to be done needs to be done in partnership with our labor partners and our community partners so we're looking forward to again the rest of process which, as i said, is just beginning. >> i believe council has a suggestion on commissioner mendoza's request. >> i would just create another bullet and it would include the following language. include a robust an comprehensive internship program slash pathway for district students within the project labor agreement. i'll read it one more time. include a robust and comprehensive internship program slash pathway for district students within the project labor agreement. >> thank you council. >> were yo
. workers walked off the job at facilityies in in oakland and san leandro at 3:00 this morning over what they claim are abuses of employee rights by company recycling employees. no word on how it affects garbage pickup by driver whose say they will not cross the line. sue, how is the commute? >> we have a beautiful pink sky and barely a backup, that is what we call friday lite with a situation with a bigwig and a delivery truck and the big rig is moved off and the delivery truck is at lucky drive and ace train number three delay at eight minutes. >> when we come back our >> we are looking at temperatures at 41 in fremont and novato on the cool side and 50 at half moon bay and antioch is at 52 on the warm side. temperatures today are anywhere from three to nine degrees warmer-than-average away from the coast where you will be stuck in the 50's. mid-60's to 70 around the bay and low-to-mid 70's inland and cooler and breezy this >>> so, we have to do the show. >> why are you sucking up for? >> mama june can't get away with anything right there. you see honey boo boo. woe went down, a little
are asked to contact the richmond police. the oakland police department is being restructured. and the changes take effect tomorrow. >> new at noon. lorraine blanco is live to tell us how they hope to reduce crime. good afternoon, lorraine. >> reporter: good afternoon, torii. they hope that businesses and residents knew their police force. we talked with a council member this morning who said you will notice a difference in the next 24 howevers. >> we are going to increase the daily beat to evening on night. >> he knows the district needs relief. >> this is in the area on international. and it is a challenge. the robberies, the assaults, the vandalism. >> reporter: the city will be decided into five police districts and each consent rated in their own area. you will see more officers on the streets. available to merchants and neighbors. >> it is the right thing to do. and yet the crime is being committed in certain areas and we have to focus and regardless of the budget shortfalls, our community and our business people have high demands
seen the devastate happen in new town and aurora and san francisco and oakland. i was shot by a gun that came in from out of state by a man who was out on parole who was a self-proclaimed 93 neo-nazi and was able to get his gun at private sale legally, cross state lines, drove in california to los angeles and shot a jewish community center with three 5-year-old kids and myself was shot and was able to shoot and kill a philipino postal worker later that day. i want to know what we are going to do if these legislations are not passed to prevent guns that are legal in other states from coming here and taking lives away from our californians, and san franciscoans. thank you. >> mindy, we've heard that concern a lot on the task force and it's a legitimate concern. in california everybody is required to go through a background check, you have to buy your -- personal sale has to go through a licensed dealer in order for you it take possession of that, make sure the gun is not stolen, make sure the person buying the gun is eligible to own a firearm. and it's ridiculous that 40 percent of
as many young people in here as there are now. they came from oakland, richmond, berkeley, many of them here for the first time, didn't know each other. there was really only one thing i was worried about. i didn't know their socioeconomic status, had some poor kids in here, middle class kids, so i wasn't concerned, there was only one thing i was concerned about. even if they had violence on their minds, the only thing i was worried about was whether anybody had a gun. to me it's the most significant factor in violence. i can handle some of those other things. i have no chance with somebody who has a firearm. >> thank you, joe, i thought it would be useful to get a one-minute wrap up from each of our participants here who may not have addressed some of the other concerns. council woman spear, thank you for your leadership. >> thank you all for being here. our no. 1 responsibility is to protect the public safety and this is a no. 1 issue in that regard. we've got to stop being afraid of any group that is out there that wants to shut us down. it is time for us to do what is necess
jose, they had a 57% completion rate. oakland came up on top, with 86% completion rate. and then the federal aid the students could get. >> in federal aid, putting together, you could be missing out on $17,000 on aid. and we're not talking about loans that need to be repaid. what we're talking about are grants to go to college that you never have to repay. >> taking a minute or so to finish up. >> reporter: these students at east palo alto are making sure they tap into all of their resources. their school boasts a college culture, and last year, 75% of seniors applied for financial aid. what is more, they're enrolled in college spring, a free program that coaches them on how to apply for financial aid. >> i'm going to do my best to turn everything in as soon as possible. >> reporter: but in california, where budget cuts have left fewer high school counselors on the job, the result is more students with less guidance. >> we should be involved helping the students, and giving them access to the scholarships. because there are so many that go unclaimed every year, and that
! subway. eat fresh. >>> in oakland today a group of accomplished women was honored for contributions to the community. it was the fourth annual powerful women of the bay award and it was held at scott seafood restaurant at jack london square. there were seven nominees including channel and councilwoman rebecca capland. >>> fred is with us tonight. this is not a good time for men's college basketball in the bay area. >> i'm not sure if we have any luck for the ncaa tournament. as a matter of fact cal men's basketball team appeared to have things figure out they won seven straight games but then lost to stanford last week. tonight in vegas they went one and done in the tournament. cal the second seed in the town. cob hits the big three to given the bears the lead with 1.50 left. check out the washington huskies they can't believe it either. they thought they would be facing cal tomorrow but no. 79-69 is your final. the 20-11 bears must now sweat out selection sunday for that large bid to the big tournament. >>> tonight the sharks scored four goals for the first time since january 27. t
card and redeem them for just about anything. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> in oakland today a group of accomplished women was honored for contributions to the community. it was the fourth annual powerful women of the bay award and it was held at scott seafood restaurant at jack london square. there were seven nominees including channel and councilwoman rebecca capland. >>> fred is with us tonight. this is not a good time for men's college basketball in the bay area. >> i'm not sure if we have any luck for the ncaa tournament. as a matter of fact cal men's basketball team appeared to have things figure out they won seven straight games but then lost to stanford last week. tonight in vegas they went one and done in the tournament. cal the second seed in the town. cob hits the big three to given the bears the lead with 1.50 left. check out the washington huskies they can't believe it either. they thought they would be facing cal tomorrow but no. 79-69 is your final. the 20-11 bears must now sweat out selection sunday for that large bid to the big tournament. >>> tonight t
weather. >> we are going to see some comfortable temperatures. a live look over oakland. gorgeous start to the day. a really nice day. beautiful sunset on the way at 7:30. 46 degrees to start in livermore. 45 degrees in sunnyvale. you are at 45 in napa. comfortable conditions. not too cold. by noon, upper 60s. low 70s. we are going to wrap up the day at 75 degrees. here in san jose, comfortable weekend. >>> this is the rush-hour drive through the south bay. underneath the 887 interchange. on the maps, we don't have the beautiful sunrise but we do have the red to illustrate that section. 87 and 101, minor slowing. typical congestion at 85, turns green again. speeds close to the limits. we are looking southbound 880 coming out of hayward and in towards fremont. smooth drive. speeds in the upper 50s. lights on. minor backup at the bay bridge. smooth incline and freeway. back to you. >>> thank you very much. another local update in one half hour from now. in the meantime, the "today" show rolls on. hope to see you later. >>> it's kind of a show band. >> okay. >> not the orange? >> this isn'
, the bay bridge has been the workhorse on san francisco bay, linking oakland and san francisco, and carrying 270,000 cars and trucks a day. on the san francisco side, its towers support suspension cables that keep the bridge up. but this gray, utilitarian structure that partially collapsed in the 1989 earthquake has never captured the world's attention, the way its nearby cousin, the golden gate bridge has. built toward the end of the depression, both were engineering marvels. now, the bay bridge is making its own splash. on a cold rainy night last week it was transformed into a giant work of art. 25,000 tiny white undulating l.e.d. lights, strung from the vertical cables, were turned on in a flashy display of public art that can be seen for miles. for california politicians like lieutenant governor gavin newsom, it was a chance to tout the area's uniqueness. >> here we are in san francisco- - a wacky and wonderful place and a city that is probably best described as 49 square miles surrounded by reality. a city of dreamers of doers of entrepreneurs and innovators. >> reporter:
and killed while surrendering on his knees in las vegas. oscar grant shot and killed in the back in oakland. aaron campbell shot and killed in his mother's house in portland. a jury would say it resulted from flawed police practices. steven washington, an autistic man, shot and killed in l.a. ramarli graham shot and killed in his bronx home for which cops have been charged with manslaughter. sean bell. and, and, and. when they march for kimani gray, they're marching for him and all those men and more, marching in pain for the black men and boys who police assumed were criminals and killed. america, we have to do better and i know martin bashir knows what i'm talking about. >> i do, sir. thank you, toure. good afternoon. it's friday march the 15th. beware the ides of march. mitt romney returns to haunt republicans at cpac. >> what a sight you are. >> it is nice to be in a room full of conservatives for a change. >> we will not be demonized and we will not be silent. >> we have to get the momentum back. >> it is time to unite. >> governors saying it's the stupid party. what a horrible stateme
of the country. notably parts of the country where they've had a big housing sell-off. in oakland, california, takes about 14 days to sell a home. that's right. local economists say their houses are getting multiple offers, they're selling above the asking price. want you to check out the full list on cnn money dotcom. four of the five best places to sell a house in america right now are in california. >> wow. >> mm-hmm. >> that's amazing. >> all right. ahead on "early start," two moms taking on kraft. they just don't like the way the food giant is making its mac and cheese using a chemical that's actually banned in other countries. and now, more than 200,000 people have joined that fight. i know what you're thinking... transit fares! as in the 37 billion transit fares we help collect each year. no? oh, right. you're thinking of the 1.6 million daily customer care interactions xerox handles. or the 900 million health insurance claims we process. so, it's no surprise to you that companies depend on today's xerox for services that simplify how work gets done. which is...pretty much what we've a
read, we also have officials from oakland. this is going to take a unified approach. we are up against a very tough competitors and south florida. miami has hosted. they know how to do it, but we are excited to show off our region, the innovation and also the compassion that we have here in this community. my job, my day job is running tipping points from the community and focusing on fighting poverty in the region and every community project that we have approached, are excited that we are not only talking about one game, but we are talking about bringing all the people together and shining a light on our entire region and helping our whole community embrace them. i want to thank jed, mayor matthew and lee forgiving me this opportunity to present this. on may 21st we present to the owners in boston and that will be the big day. so this is a great testament to the regions unified vision and i will turn it over to jed. thank you. [ applause ] >> it's a pleasure to the working with so many great people to bring the biggest sporting event in the world in northern california . we are worki
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